| Michelle D. Carpenter - Partner |

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Bar Admissions

Missouri, 2004
Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, 2005
U.S. District Court Western District of Missouri, 2017

Education

Washburn University School of Law, Topeka, Kansas, J.D.
Webster University, Kansas City, Missouri, B.S. with Honors
The University of Missouri, Kansas City, Missouri, Family Nurse Practitioner Program

Honors, Awards and Activities

Thurgood Marshall Scholarship, Full Ride Recipient, 2001-03
Washburn University School of Law- Dean’s List 2001-03
Fellow of the American Bar Association Council for Legal Education Opportunity
Law Clinic
Washburn University School of Law Moot Court
Graduate of National Criminal Defense College, Macon, Georgia, 2006

Community Involvement

Optimist International Member, Former Board Member, 2010- Present
Kansas City International Academy Board of Directors, Kansas City, 2015- Present
State of Missouri Public Defender’s System, Special Counsel

Professional Associations and Memberships

Missouri Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, 2004- Present
St. Joseph Bar Association
Missouri Bar Association
Missouri Association of Trial Attorneys
Missouri Board of Nursing
Member of the Holy Trinity Parish in Lenexa, Kansas
American Nurses Association
Missouri Nurses Association

Presenter for the Missouri Bar Association

Practical Evidence for Civil Litigators: Real-World Applications
The Entrapment Defense